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    July 20, 2011
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boiling. humid.mre through this afternoon, we will be climbing into low 90's. that meant that sounds so hot. a factor in the humidity and still feels like 100 degrees. mostly sunny skies. a chance for some isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. now we checked with sarah on traffic. >> we're off to a busy start on the area roads. we start along falls road. it is shut down near eutaw street because of fire department activity. traveling on the east side, outer loop between philadelphia road and 95. further south in howard county, eastbound 32, some closures in a
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fact because of an accident being cleared. let's check traffic. here is the beltway at pulaski highway. no sign of that accident. it is between philadelphia road and 95. this is the west side. everything running smoothly at old court down towards 95 on the south side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we begin with breaking news. a baltimore city police officer is rushed to shock trauma. before midnight, the officer responded to coax lane for a domestic violence call. he stepped out of his cruiser and a shot was fired. the whereabouts of the suspect is not known. thwe will continue to follow this story. a baltimore city police
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detectives arrested on drugs and weapons charges. >> daniel redd was taken into custody yesterday. jennifer franciotti is live with what they were doing and how this investigation went down. >> investigators alleged redd's radio could be heard in the background. he was arrested on tuesday on drugs and weapons charges. he had conspired to distribute heroin. investigators allege he did part of his drug dealing on the job. the affidavit details cell phone conversations between redd and four other suspects. he tells one of the suspect to meet him at what he calls the district. >> he discussed how to distribute drugs and where to
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distribute drugs. there are references to officer redd. >> police officials have contacted federal investigators after getting a tip about this alleged police misconduct and have been working with the fbi ever since. the time redd could be facing if convicted. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the search continues for the gunmen who killed a man in west baltimore. this happened tuesday morning. the victim was rushed to shock trauma where he was pronounced dead. police have no motive in the case. >> an interesting strategy to fight crime in baltimore city. otis rolley is proposing a new tax on bullets in hopes of deterring people who may reach for a gun to settle a dispute.
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he also says he is not opposed to tweaking the police budget if need be. >> every seat chris rock's routine on bullet control? >> bullets should cost $5,000. that would blow your head off if i could afforde it. >> otis rolley is proposing a tax on bullets, $1 per for each bullet sold in the city. >> the tax is part of his public safety plan. it is a big change on how the city treats big drug use. he wants to make small amounts of marijuana a summary offense. >> energy and effort is wasted in our courts and by our police officers many times on "paetty
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" crimes. >> the city has spent $4 billion on policing. the homicide rate has not significantly budged. the rate was 40 per 1000 people. 36 per 1000 people in 2010, among the highest in the country. >> it is more than fair to ask whether it has been a good investment and i would say no. i would consider a smaller police budget if it is part of a bigger plan. if you're making cuts, you need to make enhancements in other areas so you're enhancing public safety. right now we're not doing that. >> he said this will reduce crime in baltimore by 20%.
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i'm jayne miller, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a dollar per bullet tax on ammunition would help efforts to reduce crime in baltimore city? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> stephanie rawlings-blake is expected to make an important announcement about property taxes today. this comes a day after the judiciary committee -- the sponsor it remains optimistic about the passage. writing out the tax rate is almost twice as high as surrounding counties. stokes was to cut the rate every year. >> it means more jobs. it means money to build schools. it means keeping recreation centers and pools open. it means creating a much
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stronger baltimore city. >> the finance department does not feel the same way. the will lose more than $3 million in property-tax revenue by 2016. the mayor is expected to talk more about that today. >> ocean city officials will move forward with the boardwalk reconstruction project. 56,000 pieces of wood will be supplied for the first part of it. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. arizona officials plan to raise money for a border fence. >> what caused thi
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>> welcome back. 5:09. 78 degrees outside. that is the temperature at the
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inner harbor. mostly clear skies. some areas could run into some patchy fog this morning. we have been talking about extreme heat all week and is finally getting here. he warnings for the philadelphia area. the worst of the heat holds off for us tomorrow. i will have details about how hot it will get in our seven-day forecast. >> thank you. a suspect in the fort hood, texas, shootings will hear the charges he will face in trial. nidal hasan will be arraigned on 13 counts of premeditated murder for the november, 2009, shooting rampage. he will be given the opportunity to enter a plea. suspects are only allowed to plead not guilty. his attorney has said he may use
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an insanity defense. arizona officials launched a new website aimed at taking donations. under legislation, the state will use the donated money to build fencing likely on state or privately owned property. lawmakers city fund-raising project as a simple way to pay for securing the border. they hope to begin the project as early as this year. >> a massive geyser in a southern california neighborhood. a car was stolen and smashed into a hydrant. this caused flooding and damage to nearby homes. it took more than two hours to turn the hydrant off. >> 5:11. 72 degrees on tv hill. we'll tell you about the green
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service aaa is expected to roll out. >> tracking three accidents already and they are affecting major roadways. we will update you on
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are tracking several accidents. two on the beltway in the outer loop. this is 795. two left lanes are closed with this crash. we will continue to monitor
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that. the j.f.x. looking good into town. on the outer loop at philadelphia road, another accident reported on the east side. on falls road, it is shut down between 41st street and union street because of fire department activity. on eastbound 32 in howard county, an accident that we continue to check on. here is the east side at pulaski highway. outer loop traffic and no sign of delays leading up to that accident near philadelphia road. this is old court road. out of traffic, no sign of delays. prior to this, we may start to see a backup developing approaching 795. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning to you. >> we have on the marc trains on time commute.
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light rail and metro subway are operating on time. the five bus is operating with delays. the five bus is diverting at hamilton because of water main repair. i am kurt kronke. now back to ava marie. >> good morning. it is war meant humid as a start today. maybe a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday. the humidity has increased. 78 rainout at the inner harbor. 73 at the airport. -- 78 at the inner harbor. slightly cooler in the western mountains. 68 in oakland. the heat is building in it and it could get to dangerous levels as we approach this afternoon. here's a look at the temperatures across the nation.
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hot weather is moving towards the east. minneapolis right now, 80's. those are overnight temperatures. this is shifting our way. slight indications of a cold front in the upper and north east having a hard time moving into the area. we have that heat in the central tier of the nation. we have showers and storms moving across lower michigan. patchy fog in some areas. mostly sunny today. this front will not affect us. it brought some thunderstorms to the area last night. low pressure is moving offshore and we're waiting for this heat to move in. trouble storm bret has winds around 50 miles per hour but is heading out to sea.
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from under heat advisors western maryland into the eastern shore. them is the heat is coming and mostly starting tomorrow. some mornings for the philadelphia metro area. the temperature could increase passed what hundred degrees. we will be in the low 90's. it could feel as hot as 100. mostly sunny skies. the worst of the heat arrives tomorrow and lasts through saturday. it feel like 110. very dangerous heat. we'll be talking about that all morning. >> aaa plans to help out electric car drivers by rolling out its first road side support trucks. people are finding it difficult to locate charging stations.
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aaa wants to recharge depleted car batteries. service is expected to begin later this summer. parents are doing back-to-school shopping for their kids. the majority of shoppers are planning to spend it the same amount as last year on school supplies. they will wait until the last minute to shop. consumers are holding out to get the best buys. people are buying apparel and electronics. gold prices are increasing. prices can be eye-opening. >> jeffrey thought he had enough money to buy this chain. but the jump in gold prices changed all that. >> is $100 extra and it makes me
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think is it in my budget to spend that extra money? >> today's rings and bracelets are more expensive than they were yesterday. >> it went up. i should have boarded one wanted in the first place instead of waiting. >> jeff has been in the pawn business and set higher prices could hurt things at the register. >> $1,600, $2,000 -- we are in trouble. >> if you look at this chain last year and liked the price became by today to buy it, you would pay $1,000 more. >> it is like the price of gasoline or the price of food going up. >> that is forcing shoppers to look for cheaper alternatives. switching to silver or cheaper metal.
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what about investors who have been buying gold? >> if you want to buy your fiancee engagement ring or wedding ring, you will take a hit. >> he paid the money and walked out with the gold chain around his neck. >> that was bob hansen reporting. >> the nissan leaf is coming to maryland. for a preview of the markets, jane king joins us live with the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> good morning. prosecutors have arrested and charged 14 people with involvement in a cyber attack on the paypal. they claimed it attack in retaliation for the suspension
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of the account of wikileaks. there were violations of terms of service. lockheed martin looking to shed more workers. they are offering a voluntary buyout to 6500 workers. this includes about 2000 in the washington, d.c., area. it will then determine whether or not they have to make involuntary cuts. big day for the markets yesterday. futures are higher. we're looking at a bit of an extension of that gain the we had. we're getting reports from intel and united technologies today appeared the s&p had its biggest gain in four months. nissan expanding the sale of its leaf. popularity for the vehicle is picking up.
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they sold more than 3800 of them. nissan raising the price by 7%. it will now cost of over $35,000. that qualifies for a federal tax credit. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> thank you. >> 5:23. 72 degrees on tv hill. the silver lining of the nfl lockout. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a dollar per bullet tax on ammunition would help efforts to reduce crime in baltimore city? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> there is a silver lining to
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every cloud. some people have the nfl lockout to thank for it once-in- a-lifetime opportunity. >> kim dacey has more. >> nearly 100 young athletes braved the heat on monday and tuesday to learn new skills and football camp. >> skill, eating right, getting better fit. >> the athletes learned from a special coach, raven's fullback le'ron mcclain. >> i love seeing the smiles on their faces. i love the ravens. smiles on their faces. >> and the kids get a kick at of meeting him, someone they look up to and learning skills on the field.
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>mcclain said he never had a chance to learn from a professional athlete when he was a kid. he is hoping to pass along more than just technical skills. >> it is about finishing strong. there will always be doubts in your life. prove them wrong. it takes one opportunity. taking advantage of it. >> that is a message that seemed to have gone through to the players it. >> one of the things he stressed is what you look for is a great effort and not just the quality of your worked. de facto never give up. >> organizers hoping to make event.mp an annual >> what a great opportunity for those kids. >> it was hot out there. >> 72 degrees on tv hill appeared an arrest in the
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shooting of two private security guards. >> a baltimore city police detective is accused of drug dealing on the job. dealing on the job.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. it will be another hot one. are we looking at 200 degrees today? >> may be 205. it is beginning to feel that way because of the heat and humidity. it will get even worse. it will get so hot and humid it gets dangerous for an outdoor activities. today will be warm. 73 right now. humidity 93%. much warmer at the inner
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harbor, 78 degrees. today, we will be in the low 90's. it will be mostly sunny throughout the day. they may be isolated thunderstorms into the afternoon. it will feel like 100 today. we will be talking about the heat advisories across the area. >> hydrate. >> we're checking on the roads. we have two acton's. the one with the most impact is on 795. two left lanes close. we will continue to monitor this crash. we have one on the east side at philadelphia road between philadelphia road and 95. falls road shut down in the city at union street because of fire activity. no problems on the j.f.x. this morning. one problem is down 32. watch for an accident. this is greenspring.
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outer loop traffic. no sign of delays. past greenspring, you may start to back down. this is an 95 at 32. eastbound 32, watch for that accident. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> an update on breaking news. a police officer who was shot around midnight in southwest baltimore has been released from shock trauma. he was shot by an unidentified suspect on a cook's lane; . no word and a possible motive. a police detective and four other people behind bars on drug and weapons charges. >> a lot of the evidence is from a cell phone communication. jennifer franciotti is live at city police headquarters with more. good morning. >> investigators believe police
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detective daniel redd was a key player and hthey said he did much of this on the job. he and four others have been conspiring to distribute heroin for the past six months. >> the allegations in the are that he was a central participant. >> he did part of his drug dealing on the job in the parking lot. the affidavit details cell phone conversations between redd and the four other suspects. he tells another suspect to meet him at the district. >> he discussed how to distribute drugs and where to distribute drugs. there are references to officer redd. engaging in drug duty while in uniform. >> officials say the department contacted federal investigators
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after receiving a tip about potential misconduct. they have worked alongside the fbi throughout the investigation. >> the silver lining is that an individual who was potentially committing egregious acts and jeopardize the trust we work hard to gain is nowfederal char. baltimore city police department in 1994. he is charged with three counts of the use of a fire arm. those charges carry a minimum sense of 55 years in federal prison. if convicted, they face a maximum of life in prison for conspiring to distribute heroin. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> an investigation under way after the drowning of a man. the fire department responded just after 9:00 p.m. on tuesday night to orchard beach.
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rescue crews discovered the body after searching for hours overnight. he has not been identified. >> 816-year-old boy is behind -- a 16-year-old is behind bars. the female part is out of the hospital but still needs surgery to fix a gunshot wound to the eye. a male officer is still a hospital in serious but stable condition. >> a federal judge decides which claims can go forward in the death of an iraq war veteran who shot outside a nightclub. the family of tyrone brown filed a lawsuit against the shaun tashimba. the denial will reportedly
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allow the case to pursue a policy changes. the officer was originally charged with first-degree murder. the city declined to comment. could beat a path to a deal in washington? >> president obama is praising a new budget plan. kate amara has more on the story from washington. >> as president obama called the proposal promising, house republicans pushed through their own bill. >> on this vote, the yeas are 234 and the nays are 190. >> it was a bill that was doomed from the start. but house republicans passed a anyway. the plan to cut, cap, and balance for the next decade.
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>> insurers washington does not contain to spend money it doesn't have. >> the measure is destined to die in the senate or from a presidential veto. >> we need to do our work and make sure american pay its debt. >> president obama praise a bipartisan plan floated by the gang of six. >> my hope is that we can start gathering everybody over the next few days to choose a clear direction and to get this issue resolved. >> it is a mix of spending cuts and new revenue designed to cut the deficit by some $4 trillion. it got a warm reception. >> they study for something for six months and say it is good for the country, that means a lot to me. i support it. >> president obama will be inviting john boehner and others back to the white house for more talks in the next few days.
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kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> president obama is expected to speak in college park this week in a town hall meeting, but it is not clear what the topic will be. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. the recommendations that may change the way women pay for contraceptive. >> a couple of accidents we are tracking on major roadways. tracking on major roadways.
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>> welcome back. 78 degrees outside. you can see it is hazy outside.
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we may have some patchy fog this morning. a chance for isolated thunderstorms. nothing to what we saw last night with heavy downpours in the area. we're talking about the heat wave. there is heat advisories for our area. that means the heat is it coming. it starts tomorrow. it is out across the philadelphia area. they could be feeling as hot as 105, 110 degrees. stay tuned for to my forecast. we will talk about the toasty temperatures. >> recommendations that birth control should be free under a woman's health care plan. the claim was made to the department of health and human services. women should not have to pay deductibles or copays for reproductive education. under most plans, birth control
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is partially covered. 9% of all4 pregnancies work on intentional. they will review that request. >> researchers say tobacco leaves are good for our health. the waxy substance contains a compound that exist in fresh tobacco leaves. used in cigarettes, it is no longer there. a pattern has been awarded in the hope that one day it will replace chemotherapy treatments. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. the end of an era as the shuttle is expected to land tomorrow morning. you details about the future of space flight. >> this is traffic at wilkins
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avenue this morning. things moving smoothly. we will get a closer look at weather and traffic when we come back.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not bad out there. we have some improvement in the city. we're still tracking an accident and two left lanes were closed. not a lot of volume. stay to the right and you should be ok.this past philadelphia ro, another accident still wrapping up a very good news in the city. the fire has been put out. if you head out this morning in howard county, eastbound 32, another accident that police remained on the scene of. we check the conditions at greenspring on the northwest corner. outer loop traffic and no sign
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of delays. moving very well despite that accident at 795. this is an 95 at 32. moving well. he spent 32, watch for that accident. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we have on the marc trains on time commute. no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. the five, 46, and 53 buses are operating with delays this morning. a diversion at hamilton. now back to ava marie. good morning. >> good morning. it is a warm start to the day. it is feeling more humid the work yesterday. 78 at the inner harbor. 76 in annapolis. 74 in ocean city. lowered 70's out towards and
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hancock. feels more comfortable as you get into the higher elevations. we expect temperatures to warm up. a few areas of patchy fog. you may have to slow down at times. a cold front is up to our north. this has helped to bring those strong thunderstorms to the area last night. with this front, there is a potential for isolated storms. i think they will be much more isolated than always sought yesterday. we're waiting for the extreme heat. triple digit heat from texas, nebraska and up towards the northern plains. it is headed our way. we do have high pressure in control and storms are writiridg along that.
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let's look 54 cast. we will be pushing to the low 90's today. -- let's look at the forecast. we keep on rising. dangers heat and humidity from thursday into saturday. >> the space shuttle atlantis undocked from the international space station. >> more details are being unveiled about the next phase of space. >> make us proud. >> nasa is saying goodbye to now for amanda space flight. behind the scheduled the creek, nasa administrators or reprimanded by congress but not having a plan for manned flight in place it. >> i hope i cupreous something
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with all deliberate speed. sometimes it is not as fast as we would like. >> budget cuts have eliminated the consolation million project. >> we have to make huge improvements in the reliability of space transport. >> the current leader in a race between four companies in the first to deliver an ash not- ready ships -- an astronaut- ready ship. >> in the commercial sector, it is still walking around like a young kids learning to walk. they do not know. >> many fear those who do know will be squeezed out of the new equation. the shuttle program employed nearly 13,000 people at its
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height. when the run is over, only 300 will remain. the focus now shifts to deep space exploration, targeting a trip to an asteroid to mars in the next 20 years. jay gray, wbal-tv 11 news. >> nasa will still travel to the international space station at the cost of about $63 million a trip. on this date in 1969, a u.s. flag was planted on the motioon. >> 5:50. 72 degrees on tv hill. >> coming up, we'll take a look to one of your answers to our water cooler questions of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> this morning we asked -- do you think a dollar per bullet tax on ammunition would help efforts to reduce crime in baltimore city? >> our good friend james from owings mills writes --
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>> keep sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> good morning. a crowd of 32,000 at camden yards last night. they watched the orioles rebound from monday's loss to even the series. the orioles beat red sox. jeremy guthrie to the rescue. he won his fourth game of the year. he kept the boston out of the beginning. jarrod saltalamacchia goes down. jeremy guthrie walked just one batter. need some clutch hitting. they get here. matt wieters. nick markakis scores. 3-0, orioles.
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derrek lee with a shot. j.d. drew swatches a goal. home run number 10. two pitches later, the orioles not done yet. mark donald, all or nothing. he gets a curve ball at the launch is it. home run number 21. no chance to bring it back. jim johnson, two perfect innings in relief. the orioles win. 12:35 game this afternoon at camden yards. will also beto dot the toughest to get. the players set to vote sometime today on a new contract. final terms have yet to be finalized. the nfl must satisfy the 10 players named in the antitrust lawsuit against the league.
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the players hoping the votes later today. ozzie news and head towards atlantic where the owners are set to vote on the deal tomorrow. a simple majority needed when the players vote. nothing has been simple in its negotiations so far. we'll see how plays out. the players are expected to show up friday or saturday at owings mills at. >> thank you. >> a police officer is shot while responding to a reported domestic dispute. will tell you about the controversial proposal that could affect some paychecks. >> we're talking about the extreme heat and humidity on the way. we have the potential for thunderstorms today. i will have the details in the forecast. >> a couple of accidents we are
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tracking on the outer loop of the beltway. we'll check for problems elsewhere. that is coming up.
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>> a baltimore city police detectives becomes the -- he allegedly distributed heroin. >> breaking news. a police officer shot while on duty in southwest baltimore. >> progress is being made in the debt ceiling standoff. i am kate amara in washington. >> would a tax on bullets help curb violent crime? curb violent crime?

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